Under the general direction of a more senior staff or director, the incumbent is primarily responsible for directing, conducting and performing formulation research and development activities with little technical guidance on laboratory techniques. May provide direction to other professional personnel. Plans and executes technical program within own area of specialty. Expected to initiate new projects within an existing program.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Reporting to a more senior staff member/director from whom assignments are received, conducts formulation research and development activities with only general supervision.
Incumbent is responsible for determining possible causes of action to be pursued and is expected to plan, schedule and execute activities to provide solutions to problems posed.
Lead efforts to continuously refine the formulation development approaches by application of quality by design (QbD) and quality risk management principles throughout DP development to ensure state-of-the art science and risk based development approach.
Lead laboratory and manufacturing investigations to ensure scientific validity of the investigation conclusion.
Proactively ensures regulatory, GMP (when appropriate) and EHS compliance for all teams locally.
Responsible for authoring and review of major pharmaceutical submission documentation and queries.
Review and approve protocols, reports, memos, specifications, CMC analytical sections, response to authorities, and other documentation that are scientifically valid.
Represent Formulation Development on multi-disciplinary project teams.
Interacts effectively with external area e.g. manufacturing, tollers and marketing to ensure timely project development.
May direct several related or independent assignments at one time.
Operates in compliance with all corporate, divisional and departmental HSE and quality directives.
Ph.D. (or equivalent) from an accredited institution in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or equivalent field; or an MS from an accredited institution in in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or equivalent field with at least four (4) years of experience; or a BS from an accredited institution in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or equivalent field with at least six (6) years of experience in chemistry, materials science or pharmaceutics.
Minimum of five (5) years of Preformulations/Formulations experience.
Characterization experience to include but is not limited to physical, chemical, thermal, mechnanical, and rheological properties.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Independent thinker,planner, and executor of technical activities.
Fundamental understanding of pharmaceutical product development and formulations coupled with hands-on experience with chemical and physical characterization of materials, pharmaceutical excipients and finished oral dosage forms and parenterals.
With the preformulations and characterization skills, the compatibility and stability of drug/drug, drug/excipient and excipient/excipients combinations are evaluated and predicted.
Strong analytical skills to effectively present test data and other related findings.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Who We Are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Internal Number: 212220
About Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health US
The Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health business is a global leader in the animal health industry and part of family-owned Boehringer Ingelheim, founded in 1885.
Our work is guided by a passionate belief in a future in which no animal suffers from a preventable disease. We discover, develop and manufacture vaccines, parasiticides and therapeutics, complemented by diagnostics & monitoring platforms. We strive to go beyond medicine to better predict, detect and prevent animal diseases before they arise.
Across the globe, we work to meet the growing demand for protein and the increasing needs for animal companionship. With our innovative solutions, we support farmers, veterinarians and pet owners who raise and deeply care for their animals.